Published on July 29, 2008
Section Interior Design / Home Stuff
Kids’ toys have been under the spotlight for all the wrong reasons of late. From the illegal lead paint-laced Thomas the Tank Engines and other Chinese imports, which pose risks to a child’s neurological development, to the legal but highly controversial phthalate-laden rubber duckies and their plastic fantastic friends that impede the production of testosterone in infant boys. As the dangers associated with toys grow, it’s nice to see at least some home-grown companies taking a socially responsible approach.